Emily Thornberry

MP, Islington South and Finsbury

Islington South and Finsbury Labour

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How Emily Thornberry voted
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  • Voted very strongly against greater restrictions on campaigning by third parties, such as charities, during elections Source
  • Voted very strongly against university tuition fees Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing housing benefit for social tenants deemed to have excess bedrooms (which Labour describe as the "bedroom tax") Source
  • Voted moderately against reducing central government funding of local government Source
  • Voted very strongly for a wholly elected House of Lords Source
  • Voted very strongly against raising England’s undergraduate tuition fee cap to £9,000 per year Source
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Emily Thornberry hardly ever rebelled against their party in this parliament

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Labour MP for Islington South and Finsbury

Entered House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

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Topics of interest

  • Attorney-General
  • Health
  • Home Department
  • Justice
  • Attorney General
  • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Serious Fraud Office
  • Prosecutions
  • Alternatives to Prosecution
  • Fraud

Other offices held in the past

  • Shadow Attorney General (7 Oct 2011 to 20 Nov 2014)
  • Shadow Minister (Health) (8 Oct 2010 to 7 Oct 2011)
  • Shadow Minister (Energy and Climate Change) (12 May 2010 to 8 Oct 2010)
  • Member, Draft Constitutional Renewal Bill (Joint Committee) (7 May 2008 to 27 Nov 2008)
  • Member, Communities and Local Government Committee (24 Oct 2006 to 18 Feb 2010)
  • Member, Draft Legal ServicesBill (Joint Committee) (3 Aug 2006 to 27 Apr 2007)
  • Member, Environmental Audit Committee (14 Jul 2005 to 27 Mar 2007)

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  • Has spoken in 25 debates in the last year — average amongst MPs.
  • Has received answers to 261 written questions in the last year — well above average amongst MPs.
  • Replied within 2 or 3 weeks to a very low number of messages sent via WriteToThem.com during 2008, according to constituents.
  • Has voted in 65.42% of votes in this Parliament with this affiliation — below average amongst MPs. (From Public Whip)
  • People have made 23 annotations on this MP’s speeches — well above average amongst MPs.
  • This MP's speeches, in Hansard, are readable by an average 16–17 year old, going by the Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level score.
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  • Has used three-word alliterative phrases (e.g. "she sells seashells") 164 times in debates — below average amongst MPs. (Why is this here?)

Register of Members’ Interests

Last updated: 24 Nov 2014.

4. Sponsorships
(b) Support in the capacity as an MP
(b) Name of donor: Leigh Day & Co solicitors
(b) Address of donor: Priory House, 25 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4LB
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a legal research assistant to support me in my capacity as Shadow Attorney General for 5 days a week on a 6 month secondment from 16 September 2013 to 15 March 2014; value £14,500.
(b) Date of receipt: 16 September 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 16 September 2013
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 28 January 2014)
(b) Name of donor: Browne Jacobson
(b) Address of donor: 6th floor, 77 Gracechurch St, London EC3V 0AS
(b) Amount of donation or nature and value if donation in kind: The services of a legal research assistant to support me in my capacity as Shadow Attorney General for 1 day a week on a 4 month secondment from 5 March 2013 to 25 June 2013; value £3,312.78.
(b) Date of receipt: 5 March 2013
(b) Date of acceptance: 5 March 2013
(b) Donor status: limited liability partnership
(b) (Registered 28 January 2014)
8. Land and Property
Flat in Guildford, Surrey, from which rental income is received.
11. Miscellaneous
Non-practising barrister.

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